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Rowan weather: Slight chance of severe storms later

Today will be mostly sunny and 90, with southwest wind at 5-8 mph. We have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. There is a chance some of those storms could become severe, with damaging wind gusts and heavy rain.

It is a Code Yellow air quality day for ozone again.

Tonight we’ll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and some of those could be severe. Storms will taper off around 1 a.m. It will be partly cloudy and 67 with calming wind. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, except in storms.

Thursday will be sunny and 90, with northwest wind at 5-8 mph. It is predicted to be a Code Orange air quality action day, meaning those with heart or respiratory problems, young children and older adults should avoid outdoor activity, generally between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Thursday night will be clear and 69, with calm wind.

Friday will be mostly sunny and 90, with west southwest wind at 5-7 mph. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is possible after 1 p.m. Friday night will be partly cloudy and 68, with the 20 percent chance of showers and storms through 11 p.m.

Saturday will be sunny and 88. It will be a partly cloudy night with a low of 67.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and 88. The low will be 69, with partly cloudy skies.

Monday will be mostly sunny and 90, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The same chance of rain is possible Monday night, with a low of 70 and partly cloudy skies.

Tuesday will be much the same, partly sunny and 90, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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